Chad Engel

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25 Dad Jokes That Are All Funny, No Filler

Jokes are funny, but dad jokes are funnier.

6 Ways to Create a Community of Diehard Fans of Your Brand | Inc.com

The process for gaining diehard, returning customers can be a long, brutal journey. Additionally, we as entrepreneurs, aren't always the most patient type of people.<p>So what can you do to start creating a rabid fan base of loyal customers today?<p>Well, this professor of neuroscience says you should …

Truly Transformative Under $100 Bathroom Improvements

$100 is a perfect amount. It's enough of a splurge to make a big difference in a room. You can create a focal point, cover something extremely ugly, …

25 Small Bathroom Ideas to Turn Your Tiny Space into a Spa

Decorations

6 Snacks To Pack For Work This Week To Lose 6 Pounds

It's hard to say on a healthy diet when the office break room is filled with fattening snacks like donuts and chips. But, staying on track with your …

Nutrition

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

This Yale Psychologist Says Carrots And Sticks Don't Motivate

It’s the age-old question: How do you build a workplace culture where employees are intrinsically motivated? Somewhat surprisingly, although overwhelming research speaks against traditional systems of rewards and recognition, so many companies continue wasting money on what has proved not to …

Leadership

10 Podcasts Every Business Owner Should Listen To | Inc.com

One of the best, fastest, and easiest ways to improve your business is by checking out the right podcast. Avoiding mistakes made by others, getting up-to-date advice, and expanding your knowledge base are all paramount to successful business ownership. However, podcasts have exploded in popularity …

Entrepreneurship

The Military-Tested Planning Tool All Business Leaders Need to Try | Inc.com

The United States military is a highly proficient machine that can execute a mission in any corner of the globe. If you were to analyze each successful implementation of this impressive organization you would find at its core a simple planning process, regardless of mission type.<p>And guess what?<p>This …

Best 4 Exercises You Can Do Every Day To Flatten Your Lower Belly

Flat stomach and 6-pack abs are definitely one of the hardest fitness goals that everyone wants to achieve. But, it seems like the belly fat just …

Portable smartflower POP solar system produces 40% more energy

Combining smart technology and clean energy generators is easily the next biggest trend in the renewable energy industry, and the developers of …

Clean Energy

Raindrops may help power the next-generation solar panel

Solar technology has improved gradually over the past decade with most of the advances focusing on extracting as much energy out of sunlight as …

Clean Energy

The Best Anti-Aging Products For Men

Skin Care

Entrepreneurs Need To Jump Into The Exploding Fitness Industry

If you’re like most people, after work today you will spend a couple hours binging on <i>House of Cards</i>. On the way home, you’ll check your phone four or five times. Afterwards, maybe you’ll pull out your iPad and read. Sometimes you’ll work an extra hour or two at home on your laptop before bed.<p>For …

GE wants to use CO2 pollution to make huge solar batteries

Two big problems have been vexing environmental scientists for decades: How to store solar energy for later use, and what to do with CO2 that's been captured and sequestered from coal plants? Scientists from General Electric (GE) could solve both those problems at once by using CO2 as a giant …

Clean Energy

19 Coffee Cocktails That Will Be the Star of Your Brunch

Coffee

Learn to outsmart the stock market with this online course

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Anyone can play the stock market if they know what they're doing and are willing to take on the financial risks. While the men and …

This Huge New Solar Farm Near Las Vegas Provides Power—Even At Night

You no longer need sun to get solar power.<p>Solar power keeps getting cheaper, but there’s a reason why utilities still turn to fossil fuels: it’s expensive to store solar energy for use at night or on a cloudy day, times when solar doesn’t work. But a massive new solar plant, sprawling over 1,670 …

11 Myths About Alcohol You Shouldn't Believe

By: <i>Nicholas Knock</i><p><i>Credit: Sebastian Davis/Thrillist</i><p>There are a lot of times in this world when ignorance really is bliss. Remember how magical life was before you found out (spoiler alert) there's no Santa? How badass wrestling was before you learned it's fake? How infallible your parents were …

The 21-Day MetaShred Will Strip Away Fat and Reveal Lean, Hard Muscle

This program ignites your metabolism, torches fat, and builds the body you’ve always wanted<p>I’ve been training clients and working on my own body for the past 15 years. I once was a pudgy 275 pounds and wore 44-inch pants. Today I’m a ripped 225 and slip into 32-inch jeans.<p>I tried every fat-loss …

Extreme Sports

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

Big utilities enter market for small rooftop solar

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Traditional power companies are getting into small-scale solar energy and competing for space on your rooftop.<p>The emerging …

Here's how much of the world would need to be covered in solar panels to power Earth

Solar energy is a seriously underrated resource.<p>More power from the sun hits the Earth in a single hour than humanity uses in an entire year, yet …

Walmart, Nike, Starbucks commit to 100% clean energy

A handful of some of the largest U.S. companies including Walmart (WMT), Nike (NKE), Starbucks (SBUX), and Salesforce (CRM) have committed to buying …

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20 Simple And Creative Ways to Earn Money

We could all use some extra cash. Whether it’s to pay off your debts faster, save up for a vacation, or buy yourself that new gadget you’ve been …

This Is How Many Calories You're Actually Burning When You Work Out

Because the treadmill lies.